The shoulder joint is a large and complex ball and socket joint formed by the humerus and the scapula (glenohumeral joint) while the clavicle join the acromion to form the acromioclavicular joint.
The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the human body on cost of instability. Lot of elements share to compensate the instability such as rotator cuff muscles, tendons and ligaments as well as the glenoid labrum.
Muscles of the shoulder joint
The rotator cuff: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis
Posterior muscle group: deltoid, latissimus dorsi and teres major
Anterior muscle group: pectoralis major and coracobrachialis
This 3D model was created from the file STS_040
The original CT examination can be reviewed at:
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